The Project Manager of Today

The roles of today’s project manager have evolved from a traditionally understood task of monitoring and controlling the project and ensuring the project is completed on time and within budget, but more so to ensure that every position and members of the Project Team is assigned according to their expertise and qualifications. Success of every project always lies to the people who are well-equipped to do specific responsibilities according to their respective positions and are skilled to get the job done.

“Of all the things I’ve done, the most vital is coordinating the talents of those who work for us and pointing them towards a certain goal.” — Walt Disney

Project Manager has to motivate, coach and guide his team members until the project is completed and eventually makes the clients satisfied according to their expectations. In order to accomplish this, Project Managers have to develop the process of making things possible through empowerment and understand people behaviors. People management is the key to organization survival that paves the way towards better communication, strong social responsibility creating the right working environment, encouraging and motivating people to do what they do best.

Bringing forward the teamwork spirit, in which the idea of single effort can lead to a limited success while collective effort can result to further improvement of the organization and bring people together and be part of the organization’s vision in nourishing success and growth.

(Content Credit to Eng. Rawhey Eldabagh, CET, CIPM)